The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 842 846 856
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 59 41 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.038% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.040% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 40
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 59 £35,000 +7.69% 9
South East -7 25 £40,000 +50.94% 5
North West - 13 £35,000 -
London -48 11 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Surrey -1 10 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Berkshire -3 8 £27,500 -9.09% 2
Cheshire - 7 £35,000 -
Manchester - 6 £35,500 -
West Midlands +3 5 £31,000 -6.06%
Knutsford - 5 £35,000 -
Coventry +7 4 £30,500 -7.57%
Thames Ditton - 4 £40,000 - 1
Slough +9 3 £30,000 -20.00%
Reading -2 3 £21,000 -8.69% 2
City of London -11 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Epsom - 3 £47,500 -
East of England -8 2 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Yorkshire -29 2 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £27,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Guildford - 2 £30,000 - 1
York - 2 £22,500 -
Brighton - 2 £27,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £42,500 -
Cambridge +5 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Essex - 1 £40,000 -

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support Engineer in their job title.

1 137 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (47.45%) UNIX
3 56 (40.88%) Red Hat
4 52 (37.96%) Windows
5 37 (27.01%) MySQL
6 35 (25.55%) Problem Management
7 34 (24.82%) Change Management
8 30 (21.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (21.17%) Python
10 27 (19.71%) Apache
11 24 (17.52%) Oracle
12 23 (16.79%) Bash Shell
13 22 (16.06%) Ubuntu
14 21 (15.33%) PHP
15 20 (14.60%) VMware
15 20 (14.60%) TCP/IP
16 19 (13.87%) Firewall
16 19 (13.87%) Degree
17 18 (13.14%) Oracle Database
17 18 (13.14%) Nagios
17 18 (13.14%) SLA
17 18 (13.14%) Solaris
17 18 (13.14%) Perl
18 17 (12.41%) Cisco
18 17 (12.41%) Internet
19 16 (11.68%) DNS
19 16 (11.68%) ITIL
20 15 (10.95%) SUSE
21 14 (10.22%) SQL
22 13 (9.49%) VoIP

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (19.71%) Apache
2 12 (8.76%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.38%) CMS
4 5 (3.65%) WordPress
4 5 (3.65%) Alfresco
4 5 (3.65%) Drupal
5 4 (2.92%) IIS
6 2 (1.46%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.46%) nginx
6 2 (1.46%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) SaaS
2 7 (5.11%) PaaS
3 5 (3.65%) IaaS
4 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.73%) Route 53
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.60%) TCP/IP
2 19 (13.87%) Firewall
3 17 (12.41%) Internet
4 16 (11.68%) DNS
5 13 (9.49%) VoIP
6 12 (8.76%) FTP
7 11 (8.03%) SNMP
8 9 (6.57%) DHCP
9 7 (5.11%) WAN
9 7 (5.11%) SAN
9 7 (5.11%) SSL
9 7 (5.11%) VPN
10 6 (4.38%) LAN
11 5 (3.65%) PBX
12 4 (2.92%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (2.92%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.92%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (2.92%) 4G
12 4 (2.92%) HTTP
12 4 (2.92%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.01%) MySQL
2 18 (13.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.46%) DB2
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Gerrit
1 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.19%) JIRA
General
1 7 (5.11%) Retail
2 6 (4.38%) Finance
3 4 (2.92%) Games
4 2 (1.46%) Marketing
4 2 (1.46%) Automotive
4 2 (1.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) Web Services
2 4 (2.92%) XML
3 2 (1.46%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.46%) Java EE
3 2 (1.46%) LAMP
3 2 (1.46%) COM
3 2 (1.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.65%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.65%) Clustering
3 4 (2.92%) iPad
4 3 (2.19%) iDTV
4 3 (2.19%) BBC
4 3 (2.19%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.73%) Replication
5 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.73%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (47.45%) UNIX
3 52 (37.96%) Windows
4 30 (21.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (16.06%) Ubuntu
6 18 (13.14%) Solaris
7 15 (10.95%) SUSE
8 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (9.49%) CentOS
9 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.11%) Windows 7
11 6 (4.38%) Debian
12 5 (3.65%) VMS
12 5 (3.65%) HPUX
13 4 (2.92%) Android
13 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.19%) AIX
15 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.55%) Problem Management
2 34 (24.82%) Change Management
3 16 (11.68%) ITIL
4 12 (8.76%) Service Management
5 10 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.38%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.65%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.92%) Supplier Management
9 4 (2.92%) Performance Management
9 4 (2.92%) Capacity Management
9 4 (2.92%) ITSM
9 4 (2.92%) B2B
10 3 (2.19%) Migration
10 3 (2.19%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (1.46%) Time Management
11 2 (1.46%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.17%) Python
2 23 (16.79%) Bash Shell
3 21 (15.33%) PHP
4 18 (13.14%) Perl
5 14 (10.22%) SQL
6 10 (7.30%) Ruby
7 8 (5.84%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.11%) Java
9 6 (4.38%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.19%) AWK
10 3 (2.19%) Lua
11 2 (1.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) Degree
2 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.38%) RHCE
3 4 (2.92%) Sun Certification
3 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
1 9 (6.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.38%) Squid
4 4 (2.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (2.92%) XenApp
4 4 (2.92%) KVM
4 4 (2.92%) vSphere
4 4 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.46%) NFS
6 1 (0.73%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 18 (13.14%) Nagios
2 10 (7.30%) Puppet
2 10 (7.30%) Vagrant
2 10 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.30%) Zenoss
3 9 (6.57%) Tivoli
3 9 (6.57%) Plesk
4 5 (3.65%) Salt
4 5 (3.65%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.92%) Opsview
5 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 56 (40.88%) Red Hat
2 24 (17.52%) Oracle
3 20 (14.60%) VMware
4 17 (12.41%) Cisco
5 10 (7.30%) IBM
6 9 (6.57%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.57%) HP
7 7 (5.11%) Google
8 6 (4.38%) Citrix
9 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.92%) Symantec
9 4 (2.92%) EMC
10 3 (2.19%) Zoho
11 2 (1.46%) JBoss
12 1 (0.73%) Sun
12 1 (0.73%) Hitachi
12 1 (0.73%) Fortinet
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 days ago